Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.
Billy Crystal to Honor Robin Williams at Emmy Awards
Billy Crystal will lead the tribute to fellow stage and screen star Robin Williams at the Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25. Oscar winner and Broadway alum Williams, who died of suspected suicide on August 11, will be honored during the “In Memoriam” segment, which will be accompanied with music by Sara Bareilles.
HBO's New Musical Comedy
HBO's Game of Thrones is all well and good, but where are the song and dance numbers? Although it’s unlikely that the occupants of Westeros and Essos will be belting out ballads anytime soon, HBO is developing a new half-hour musical comedy from Girls writer-producer Bruce Eric Kaplan, Sing With Me. Deadline reports that it will be Los Angeles based and focus on three generations of women.
Sing Evita Wearing Madonna's Costumes
Ever sung "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" (with hand movements) into your bathroom mirror and thought something was lacking? The Hollywood Reporter may have the answer: apparently more than 30 items the Material Girl wore in the 1996 movie adaptation of the Tony-winning tuner will be auctioned on November 7 and 8. Just a little touch of star quality can be yours, quite literally!
Working the Engels, Starring Andrea Martin, Canceled by NBC
It’s the end of the road for Tony winner Andrea Martin’s Canadian family comedy, Working the Engels. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the TV series, which also featured Tony winner Martin Short in a guest-starring role, won’t be renewed for a second season by NBC. However, you can soon catch Martin discussing her Lady Parts with Nathan Lane and in her return to Pippin on Broadway.
Watch the (Slightly Different) International Annie Trailer
A new international Annie trailer has been released—take a look below and watch out for a few more glimpses of Rose Byrne (about to make her Broadway debut in You Can't Take It With You). We have to admit that a) we now have "Tomorrow" on the brain yet again and b) we're really looking forward to seeing Byrne along with Cameron Diaz, Jamie Foxx, Bobby Cannavale, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Quvenzhane Wallis in the title role, when the movie musical hits theaters on December 19.